The Sterile Processing Technician participates in the process of instrument and supply management from procurement to distribution.
Position Expectations and Responsibilities:
Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos Have knowledge of hospital computer system as it relates to the case cart system. Clean and sterilize instruments according to AORN and AAMI standards. Perform all phases of surgical case cart assembly. Perform on-call duties as assigned. Maintain instruments in proper working order. Assume responsibility for the establishment and maintenance of sterility. Maintain sterilization logs. Participate in the inventory of instruments and supplies. Write simple correspondence. Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Minimum Education and/or Experience Required: One year certificate from college or technical school OR Three to six months related experience and/or training Must work weekend rotation